The Underground Railroad (Fugitive Slave Act of 1850)

Students read and discuss the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. They listen to the story of Reverend John Rankin, a reverend who openly broke the law to help free escape. They evaluate and debate the morality or immorality of breaking the Fugitive Slave Law.

9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 15 Downloads
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